Take Care & Take Control

I know my last two posts have been about rape, however, I’d like to veer away from that for a second and talk about something that’s been on my mind: sexual health.  Last week, our ShoutOut group had a very interesting conversation about sex. More importantly, our sexual health as women. Each woman held a […]

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New Memo Requires Federal Prisons to Provide Women with Multiple Feminine Hygiene​ Products- Free of Charge

In the spirit of #InternationalDayofTheGirl, great strides are being made in the “mother nature” department. Aunt Flo, your monthly gift, your cycle, your period, or whatever else you may call it to appease the squeamish men (or women) in your life, your menstrual cycle is NO secret in women federal prisons. Older white men on […]

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Don’t Touch My Birth Control

President Trump, keep your filthy, sell out, misogynist hands off my birth control! Hello friends, I’m here today with quite a bit of fury. The Trump administration has decided that effective immediately they are rolling back the Obama-era ACA amendment that required employers to offer birth control as part of their insurance policies. This was […]

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We Can’t Keep Quiet Anymore

CW: discussions of rape, sexual violence, and trauma. Let me preface this post, I’d like to invite people to read my bio. I feel that learning more about my feminist/humanist perspective will help readers understand where I’m coming from and hopefully reach a larger crowd. As I said in my previous post, I will be […]

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The Newsroom

  In our newsroom this Tuesday, the writers and I had such a great discussion on some of the headlines in the news right now. It was insightful as always. We really focused on five different topics: Betsy DeVos at Harvard.  She speaks about her choice program and public and private schools. She is met […]

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This is what good leadership looks like: Carmen Yulín Cruz, Bad-ass Female Puerto Rican Mayor

On September 29th, San Juan Mayor, Carmen Yulín Cruz, stood in front of many news reporters as she did something completely unexpected. She spoke out. September 20th, Hurricane Maria swallowed up the small island of Puerto Rico and left it wounded in its’ wake. Since, 45% of people on the small island have access to […]

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